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Sea Turtle Nesting on Fort Myers Beach
Sea Turtle Nesting on Fort Myers Beach
Sea Turtle Nesting on Fort Myers Beach
Sea Turtle Nesting on Fort Myers Beach
Sea Turtle Nesting on Fort Myers Beach
Sea Turtle Nesting on Fort Myers Beach
Sea Turtle Nesting on Fort Myers Beach
Sea Turtle Nesting on Fort Myers Beach
Sea Turtle Nesting on Fort Myers Beach
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Sea Turtle Nesting on Fort Myers Beach

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It is sea turtle nesting season! Here are a few facts about sea turtle nesting on Fort Myers Beach, Florida & what you can do to help when you are staying at Bay to Beach Resort.

It is sea turtle nesting season! Here are a few facts about sea turtle nesting on Fort Myers Beach, Florida & what you can do to help when you are staying at Bay to Beach Resort.

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  • 1. It’s Sea Turtle Nesting Season on Fort Myers Beach<br />
  • 2. Begins on May 1st and lasts through October 31st<br />At the beginning of each summer, sea turtles visit us to nest on Fort Myers Beach<br />A couple of months later small, baby hatchlings make their way to the Gulf of Mexico<br />It is very important for these baby turtles to make it to the Gulf of Mexico – each year thousands do not<br />Bay to Beach Resort is doing it’s part to make sure that these baby turtles make it to the Gulf<br />Seat Turtle Nesting Season<br />
  • 3. Here are a Few things that you can do to help during your stay at Bay to Beach Resort…<br />
  • 4. Lights<br />Turn off/shield all lights that shine onto the beach- including lanai lights<br />*Lights discourage females from coming ashore to lay their nest<br />Bay to Beach has changed all Lanai bulbs to a yellow low wattage bulb<br />
  • 5. Fort Myers Beach<br />Remove all beach furniture from the beach by 9:00 PM <br />Do not put out any beach furniture before 8:00 AM<br />Bay to Beach has removed the Teak Chairs from the beach for turtle nesting season, but don’t worry- we have folding beach chairs for you to use during your stay!<br />
  • 6. Sea Turtle Nests<br />Please do not disturb any nests that you find on Fort Myers Beach<br />
  • 7. Turtles & Lights<br />Please keep in mind never to use flash photography or shine a light on a sea turtle<br />
  • 8. Turtle Hatchlings<br />If you find a turtle hatchling on Fort Myers Beach during the daytime, please place it in a dry container & call 239.481.5566<br />
  • 9. Bay to Beach Resort<br />We would love for you to come stay with us during Sea Turtle Nesting season,<br /> Who knows…maybe you will see the hatchlings during your stay<br />

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